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Man cited after crash involving unmarked McHenry police car

Photo by Alex Vucha

A Wonder Lake man was cited by police after a crash involving an unmarked McHenry police car on Monday.

Shane O. Williams, 46, of Wonder Lake, was cited with failure to yield and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, the Northwest Herald reported.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at Route 120 and Crystal Lake Road in McHenry. Williams was driving westbound on Route 120 about to turn left onto Crystal Lake Road when the light turned yellow.

Photo by Alex Vucha

Witnesses reported that he pulled out in front of the eastbound unmarked McHenry police car, the Herald reported.

Williams had to be extricated from his car by firefighters. Both the police detective and Williams were transported to Centegra Hospital-McHenry with non-life-threatening injuries.

A Flight For Life medical helicopter was put on standby but later cancelled.


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